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Master's Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.75 / 51°45'0"N

Longitude: -0.9819 / 0°58'54"W

OS Eastings: 470382

OS Northings: 206191

OS Grid: SP703061

Mapcode National: GBR B0T.BKS

Mapcode Global: VHDVF.X8SS

Entry Name: Master's Court

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Last Amended: 16 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194095

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248460

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Built-Up Area: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

THAME CHURCH ROAD
SP7006SW (East side)
8/33 Master's Court
24/04/51 (Formerly listed as No.14
(Lord Williams' Grammar
School)

GV II*

Grammar school, now offices. Dated 1569 to inscribed stone panel to central
cross-gable. Rendered stone plinth; uncoursed stone rubble with ashlar stone
dressings; C20 plain-tile roof; stone end stacks with brick diagonally-set
flues. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range: 1:3:1. Ribbed and studded door to
central Tudor-arched doorway with chamfered surround and hood mould. 2-light
stone mullion windows with hood moulds and metal casements to ground floor
except C19 angled bay window, with stone hipped roof, to left, having stone
mullion windows. Panel with armorial crest of Lord Williams of Thame above door.
3-light stone mullion windows with hood moulds and metal casements to first
floor left, centre, and right. 2-light stone mullion windows with hood moulds
and metal casements to left and right of centre. Parapetted cross-gable to entry
with 4-light stone mullion window with hood mould and metal casement. Mid C19
gabled full dormers to left and right with 2-light stone mullion windows.
Interior: mid C16 stone fireplaces to most rooms. C20 staircase from ground
floor to attic. Queen post roofs. History: school founded by Lord Williams of
Thame in 1558. C20 additions to rear are not of special architectural interest.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.814).


Listing NGR: SP7038206191

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